Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Oxford

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List of Oxford bands, listed by their level of fame. This Oxford musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Oxford bands are included, as well as many Oxford musicians of underground status. This list of Oxford musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Oxford bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

List is made up of bands like Foals and R. L. Burnside.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Oxford?" or "What is a list of Oxford bands?" then this list will answer your questions. (30 items)

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Foals is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Oxford
Dance-punk, New Prog, Alternative dance Jack y Yannis, amigos desde la infancia, formaban originariamente parte de una banda de math rock llamada The Edmund Fitzgerald que se disolvió después de afirmar que las cosas ...more

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R. L. Burnside is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Oxford
Punk blues, Juke joint blues, Garage rock R. L. Burnside was an American blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist who lived much of his life in and around Holly Springs, Mississippi. He played music for much of his life, but did not ...more

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Ed O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Oxford
Electronic music, Experimental rock, Alternative rock Edward John "Ed" O'Brien is an English musician, songwriter, and guitarist for the rock band Radiohead. He is also responsible for harmony vocals during live concerts and on many ...more

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Supergrass is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Oxford
Britpop, Alternative rock Supergrass were an English alternative rock band from Oxford. The band consisted of brothers Gaz and Rob Coombes, Mick Quinn and Danny Goffey. Gaz Coombes, Mick Quinn and Danny Goffey formed ...more

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Swervedriver is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Oxford
Shoegazing, Dream pop, Alternative rock Swervedriver are an English alternative rock band formed in Oxford in 1989 around core members Adam Franklin and Jimmy Hartridge. Between 1989 and 1998, the band released four studio albums and ...more

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Ride is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Oxford
Shoegazing, Space rock, Alternative rock Ride are a British rock band that formed in 1988 in Oxford, England, consisting of Andy Bell, Mark Gardener, Laurence "Loz" Colbert, and Steve Queralt. The band were initially part of ...more

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G Samra is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Oxford
Hip hop music, Asian Underground, World music Gurdeep Samra is a British Asian music producer and DJ from Bicester, England. As a producer, he has a notable presence within the world music community. He is often labelled as a producer of ...more

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12 Rods is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Oxford
12 Rods was an indie rock band formed in Oxford, Ohio, United States in 1992. The group went on to relocate to Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1995 until its end in 2004.

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Colour Revolt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Oxford
Alternative rock, Indie rock Colour Revolt is an American rock band from Oxford, Mississippi.

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The Bridges is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Oxford
The Bridges The Bridges is an American folk rock band that formed in Oxford, Alabama in 2005 consisting of cousins and siblings Brittany Painter, Natalie Byrd, Stacey Byrd, Issaca Byrd, and Jeremy Byrd. The ...more

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Mark Gardener is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Oxford
Shoegazing, Britpop, Alternative rock Mark Stephen Gardener is an English rock musician, and a singer and guitarist with the shoegazing band Ride.

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Dee D. Jackson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Oxford
Pop music Dee D. Jackson is an English singer and musician. In the 1970s, she worked as a film producer in Munich, Germany, before moving into music, working with Giorgio Moroder and Keith Forsey.

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Colin Greenwood is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Oxford
Electronic music, Alternative rock, Art rock Colin Charles Greenwood, is an English musician, composer, and the bassist for the rock band Radiohead. Apart from bass, Colin plays keyboards and synthesizers and works on sampling on the ...more

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Nik Turner is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Oxford
Space rock, Jazz fusion, Jazz Nicholas "Nik" Turner is an English musician, best known as a former member of space rock pioneers Hawkwind. Turner plays saxophones, flute, sings and is a composer. While with ...more

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Hurricane No. 1 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Oxford
Rock music, Britpop Hurricane #1 were a British indie rock band, formed in Oxford in 1996. The band were formed by former Ride guitarist Andy Bell, along with vocalist / guitarist Alex Lowe, bassist Will Pepper and ...more

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Goldrush is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Oxford
Americana, Alternative rock Goldrush are a rock band from Oxfordshire, England. Their music has been compared to Nick Drake, The Byrds, The Flaming Lips and Grandaddy. The band centres on brothers Robin and Joe Bennett. ...more

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Andy Yorke is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Oxford
Acoustic music Andy Yorke is an English musician and former lead singer and guitarist for the band Unbelievable Truth. He is the younger brother of Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke.

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Hyper is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Oxford
Electronic music, House music, Electronic dance music DJ Hyper is a British DJ, producer and remixer known for big production, a liberal use of live bass, guitars and uncompromising vocals. He has done remixes for artists such as BT and Paul Van ...more

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Talulah Gosh is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Oxford
Indie pop Talulah Gosh were a guitar-pop group from Oxford, England and one of the leading bands of the twee pop movement, taking their name from the headline of an NME interview with Clare Grogan. They ...more

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City Lights Just Burn is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Oxford
City Lights Just Burn Rock music

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The Candyskins is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Oxford
Britpop The Candyskins are a rock band formed in 1989 in Oxfordshire, England. Though early members of the 'Oxford Scene', they enjoyed limited commercial success compared to their contemporaries ...more

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The Jennifers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Oxford
Britpop, Alternative rock The Jennifers were a short-lived British rock group formed at Wheatley Park School and featuring vocalist Gaz Coombes, guitarist Nic Goffey, drummer Danny Goffey and bassist Andy Davies. Danny ...more

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The Lemon Pipers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Oxford
Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Psychedelic pop The Lemon Pipers were a 1960s psychedelic pop band from Oxford, Ohio, known chiefly for their song "Green Tambourine", which reached No. 1 in the United States in 1968. The song has ...more

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HashTag Alice is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Oxford
Pop punk, Rock music, Pop rock HashTag Alice was formed in Oxford in 2011, and is best-described as somewhere between Nickelback and Avril Lavigne in sound. Fronted by Amalia May, the 5 piece band is releasing "Welcome ...more

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Youthmovies is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Oxford
Pop music, Rock music, Experimental rock Youthmovies were an English rock quintet active from 2002 to 2010. They comprised Andrew Mears, Al English, Graeme Murray, Stephen Hammond and Sam Scott. Simon Jones, drummer from the band Hope ...more

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Unbelievable Truth is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from Oxford
Unbelievable Truth Acoustic music, Alternative rock Unbelievable Truth were a British rock band, led by Andy Yorke, with Nigel Powell, Jason Moulster and Jim Crosskey. Their sound has been described as "slow, melancholy, country-tinged ...more

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The Cooters is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from Oxford
The Cooters Crossover thrash, Heavy metal, Punk rock The Cooters are a punk rock and heavy metal band from Oxford, Mississippi. Based out of the northern hill country town of Oxford, the band has been touring and recording since 1993. The Cooters ...more

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Xmas Lights is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from Oxford
Mathcore, Ambient music, Hardcore punk

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Tummyrub is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bands from Oxford
Downtempo, Trip hop, Electronic music Tummyrub AKA Kobus Nieuwmeijer produces downtempo and lounge music. Tummyrub was founded in 1989 and has its roots in Oxford, England. Tummyrub is one of the first music bands to distribute ...more

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The Choir of Corpus Christi Co... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from Oxford
The Choir of Corpus Christi College, Oxford